Christmas food waste tips

It’s the most wasteful time of the year

Christmas food waste tips: Christmas is often referred to as being the most ‘wonderful’ time of the year, but it’s also the most wasteful, creating a huge rise in the amount of waste materials being produced and disposed of during … Read More

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Unwrapping the festive layers: Cardboard recycling tips.

Cardboard Recycling at Christmas: We recently blogged about the best way to recycle Christmas wrapping paper and what to avoid choosing to ensure our paper rubbish makes it back into the paper mills, but what about what lies beneath? The … Read More

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Christmas recycling tips

Christmas recycling tips: The wrapping paper scrunch test

Christmas recycling tips: The big Christmas wrapping paper debate is almost upon us!  Many of us will be going to extremes to wrap gifts to impress our loved ones, but do we really understand what can and can’t be recycled … Read More

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CIWM highlights Brexit implications on RDF exports

Brexit and RDF Exports : The CIWM has commissioned a report that warns of the possible implications of Brexit for the refuse derived fuel (RDF) sector and examines uncertainties around the future of the industry. Brexit and RDF Exports : … Read More

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Policy interventions to deliver increased use of post-consumer recycled materials in UK

Post-consumer recycled materials: A new report published by Eunomia Research and Consulting (November 20th) outlines policy measures to help deliver increased use of post-consumer recycled materials (PCR) in the UK economy. Post-consumer recycled materials – The report entitled ‘Demand Recycled: … Read More

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Government’s new waste recycling strategy to cost retail sector £1 billion

New waste recycling strategy: Ministers are expected to publish a new waste strategy this month which will see supermarkets, retailers and major drinks brands paying tens of millions of pounds more towards recycling their used packaging. New waste recycling strategy: … Read More

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Recycling in UK

Survey says we do care about recycling in the UK

Recycling in UK : A recent survey carried out by Cardiff University shows three quarters of people want the Government to ensure products are recyclable and repairable and almost 90 per cent want all packaging to be recyclable. Recycling in … Read More

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Brexit waste law warning

European Commission issues waste law warning ahead of Brexit

Brexit waste law warning: In the notice to stakeholders, “Withdrawal of the United Kingdom and EU Waste Law”, the EC highlights the impact of Brexit on the waste sector from midnight on 30 March 2019. Brexit waste law warning: The … Read More

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GPT Waste support Stockport Homes teambuilding day at Reuben’s Retreat charity

GPT Waste support Stockport Homes teambuilding day at Reuben’s Retreat charity GPT Waste have recently supported our client, Stockport Homes (SH), on a team building exercise with a difference. Every year SH have a staff away day for team building … Read More

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Tighter recycling contamination levels costs councils

Tighter recycling contamination levels costs councils One in five councils have been hit by rising costs to their recycling services over the last year because of China’s waste import restrictions, a survey by the Local Government Association (LGA) has found. … Read More

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